Virago will publish Mean Baby, the memoir of actress Selma Blair, exploring her career, struggles with addiction, life with multiple sclerosis (MS) and advocacy alongside her... Read more
Virago has pre-empted Seulmi Lee's debut 8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster, an "action-packed, playful and ambitious" novel about a North Korean female spy.... Read more
Orion imprint Phoenix has won an auction for Notes On An Execution by literary agent and author Danya Kukafka, a "powerful and propulsive" novel about a man on death... Read more
Knopf editor Jenny Jackson’s debut novel Pineapple Street has gone to Hutchinson Heinemann in an overnight pre-empt as well as selling in other major deals across the world. ... Read more
Penguin Michael Joseph has acquired two more novels from Mary Beth Keane, author of Ask Again, Yes (Penguin Michael Joseph, 2019). ... Read more
Hodder Children's Books will publish Brittney Morris' YA title The Cost of Knowing in March 2021, the second title in a two-book deal.... Read more
Headline has snapped up a "powerful and provocative" novel about warring families from US author Therese Anne Fowler.
The popularity of psychological thrillers shows little sign of abating, with commissioning editors at the London Book Fair signing up many such titles.
Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted a memoir of caring for terminally ill parents which manages to be "funny and outrageous" despite its subject matter. Publisher... Read more
Orchard Books has acquired a new teen series from US author Ally Carter. The Embassy Row series is set in international embassies and the... Read more